Ministerial Regulation (License)
Prescription of Rules and Procedures for the Application for a License to Operate a Business under Section 17
B.E. 2546 (2003)
Clause 1 . A foreigner who intends to apply for a license to operate a business under section 17 shall submit an application for a license in accordance with the form prescribed by the Minister of Commerce in a Notification together with the following evidence and documents:
(A) in the case of a natural person:
(5) a map indicating the approximate location of the place of business operation in Thailand;
Clause 2. The applicant shall complete the application form in print, which shall also be signed by the applicant or an appointee in the case where a power of attorney was done to appoint another person to act on his/her behalf.
Clause 3. In the case where a power of attorney was done in a foreign country, such power of attorney shall be certified by an official or a person who has been prescribed with the powers of certification by the laws of such country, or by an authorised official of the Thai Embassy or the Thai Consulate stationed in such country for a period not exceeding six months prior to the date of submission of application.
Clause 4. In the case where the power of attorney was done in Thailand and the appointer does not have residence in Thailand, the passport or its photocopy or certificate of temporary residence or other evidence showing that at the time of the power of attorney such person had truly entered into Thailand shall be submitted.
Clause 5. In the case where the evidence or documents in support of the application have been signed in a foreign country, the applicant shall provide for the certification of such signature. The provision in clause 3 shall apply mutatis mutandis.
Clause 6. In the submission of evidence or documents in support of the application, if such evidence or documents are in a foreign language, a Thai translation shall be provided. The applicant and the translator shall affix their signatures to certify the correctness of the translation.
Clause 7. In the submission of a copy or photocopy of evidence or document in support of the application, the applicant shall certify the correctness of such copy or photocopy.
Clause 8. An application for license shall be submitted at the following places:
Clause 9. In a case of necessity for the purpose of considering an application for a license, a competent official may request that the applicant give a statement of facts or deliver other evidence or documents which are relevant. Clause 10. A license shall be in the form prescribed by the Minister of Commerce in a Notification.
|Given on 10th May B.E. 2546 (2003)
(signed) Adisai Bhotaramik
(Mr. Adisai Bhotaramik)
Minister of Commerce